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neonatal

[nee-oh-neyt-l] /ˌni oʊˈneɪt l/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to newborn children.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; neo- + natal
Related forms
neonatally, adverb
postneonatal, adjective
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Examples for neonatal
  • Only one of the studies used showed a big increase in neonatal deaths.
  • He notes that untreated depression increases the risk of prematurity, low birth weight and neonatal complications, too.
  • Photos of the neonatal exam can be found on the zoo's blog.
  • Still, many patients take comfort in the improvements in neonatal care.
  • The project focuses on neonatal care, and with good reason.
  • The islet cells are being harvested from neonatal pigs according to this article.
  • While he was in the hospital's neonatal unit, she sang him songs that she had created.
  • Appendix: normal blood values: selected reference values for neonatal, pediatric, and adult populations.
  • Because okapis are easily spooked, curators forgo neonatal exams on the calf.
  • neonatal infection neonates are prone to infection in the first month of life.
British Dictionary definitions for neonatal

neonatal

/ˌniːəʊˈneɪtəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to newborn children, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old
Derived Forms
neonatally, adverb
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neonatal in Medicine

neonatal ne·o·na·tal (nē'ō-nāt'l)
adj.
Of or relating to the first 28 days of an infant's life.

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